Personal Privacy

The Canadian Government Leaked the Private Data of 144,000 Citizens

The Infinite Brief
Several government departments in Canada have compromised the personal information of 144,000 individuals across 7,992 data breaches that occurred over the past two years.

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) suffered the greatest number of cyber attacks with 3,005 data breaches which affected 60,000 Canadians’ information.

The CRA blamed the breaches on security issues, misdirected mail, and employee misconduct.

Health Canada reported the second-highest number of data breaches with 122 breaches, affecting 23,894 individuals.

Curated from CISO Mag

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